Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Photoshop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Photoshop over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Adobe Photoshop
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 288 259 313
Rank change year-on-year -29 +54 -68
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 91 104 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.53% 0.65% 0.42%
As % of the Applications category 5.03% 6.25% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 60 40
South East median daily rate £313 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.30% +10.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £86 £266 £85
90th Percentile £539 £476 £500
England median daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 1
South East median hourly rate £75.00 £15.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +400.00% -61.54% +77.27%
England median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year +31.25% -39.05% +30.24%

Photoshop is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1,810 1,665 1,967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.61% 10.41% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,007 876 1,045
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -1.52%
10th Percentile £147 £143 £143
90th Percentile £525 £513 £488
England median daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year +4.90% +2.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 202 209
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £14.80 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.86% -4.52% +6.90%
10th Percentile £10.49 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.15 £32.13 £38.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +10.00%

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Photoshop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Photoshop in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop in the South East over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +1 47 £365 +22.69% 21
Berkshire -8 40 £370 +28.70% 10
Surrey -30 27 £118 -64.39% 7
Kent +12 12 £388 -8.82% 12
Buckinghamshire +2 4 £325 -13.33% 6
Oxfordshire - 3 £305 - 5
East Sussex 0 2 £250 -35.48% 7
Hampshire -21 2 £338 +8.00% 9
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 51 (56.04%) HTML
2 40 (43.96%) User Experience
2 40 (43.96%) Adobe
3 38 (41.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 31 (34.07%) JavaScript
4 31 (34.07%) HTML5
5 30 (32.97%) CSS
6 29 (31.87%) Marketing
6 29 (31.87%) Wireframes
7 25 (27.47%) Axure RP
8 21 (23.08%) InDesign
8 21 (23.08%) Graphic Design
9 20 (21.98%) jQuery
9 20 (21.98%) Social Media
9 20 (21.98%) CSS3
10 19 (20.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 18 (19.78%) Facebook
11 18 (19.78%) Twitter
11 18 (19.78%) Infographics
11 18 (19.78%) Digital Marketing
12 16 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (16.48%) Virtual Team
13 15 (16.48%) Scrum
13 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (15.38%) Analytics
14 14 (15.38%) Adobe Analytics
15 13 (14.29%) Usability Testing
16 12 (13.19%) Copywriting
16 12 (13.19%) Publishing
16 12 (13.19%) Finance

Photoshop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.79%) CMS
2 7 (7.69%) WordPress
3 1 (1.10%) Apache
3 1 (1.10%) Drupal
3 1 (1.10%) Kentico
3 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
Applications
1 38 (41.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 21 (23.08%) InDesign
3 19 (20.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (10.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (9.89%) UXPin
6 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (4.40%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (4.40%) GIMP
8 3 (3.30%) 3ds Max
8 3 (3.30%) Acrobat
8 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
9 2 (2.20%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (2.20%) InVision
10 1 (1.10%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (1.10%) Blender
10 1 (1.10%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (1.10%) LightWave 3D
Business Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (2.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.38%) Adobe Analytics
2 8 (8.79%) Google Analytics
3 4 (4.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.10%) GitHub
5 1 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.99%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.49%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.49%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.20%) MySQL
4 1 (1.10%) Big Data
4 1 (1.10%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.10%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 25 (27.47%) Axure RP
2 8 (8.79%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.49%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (5.49%) Subversion
4 3 (3.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (2.20%) Grunt
5 2 (2.20%) gulp
5 2 (2.20%) webpack
6 1 (1.10%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.10%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (31.87%) Marketing
2 12 (13.19%) Finance
2 12 (13.19%) Publishing
3 11 (12.09%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.69%) Multimedia
5 6 (6.59%) Games
6 4 (4.40%) Advertising
6 4 (4.40%) Banking
7 3 (3.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (48.35%) Designer
2 26 (28.57%) Developer
3 21 (23.08%) UX Designer
4 13 (14.29%) Graphic Designer
5 10 (10.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (8.79%) CRM Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Web Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (6.59%) Digital Designer
8 6 (6.59%) UI Developer
8 6 (6.59%) UX Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Artworker
9 5 (5.49%) UI/UX Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Web Designer
9 5 (5.49%) Web UI Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Web UI/UX Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Digital UX Designer
10 4 (4.40%) Junior
11 3 (3.30%) Analyst
11 3 (3.30%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (56.04%) HTML
2 31 (34.07%) HTML5
3 30 (32.97%) CSS
4 20 (21.98%) CSS3
4 20 (21.98%) jQuery
5 11 (12.09%) AngularJS
6 10 (10.99%) Ajax
6 10 (10.99%) Sass
7 9 (9.89%) RESTful
7 9 (9.89%) SOAP
8 8 (8.79%) React
9 6 (6.59%) Flash
10 5 (5.49%) LESS
11 2 (2.20%) Backbone.js
11 2 (2.20%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (2.20%) Node.js
11 2 (2.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (2.20%) Vue.js
11 2 (2.20%) XHTML
12 1 (1.10%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 40 (43.96%) User Experience
2 21 (23.08%) Graphic Design
3 20 (21.98%) Social Media
4 16 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (16.48%) Virtual Team
6 8 (8.79%) Mobile App
7 6 (6.59%) Video Editing
8 2 (2.20%) Animation
8 2 (2.20%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.20%) Fintech
9 1 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.10%) e-Learning
9 1 (1.10%) Motion Graphics
9 1 (1.10%) Photography
9 1 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.10%) Social Network
9 1 (1.10%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.49%) Unix
2 4 (4.40%) Android
2 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.10%) Linux
3 1 (1.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.87%) Wireframes
2 18 (19.78%) Digital Marketing
2 18 (19.78%) Infographics
3 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (16.48%) Scrum
4 14 (15.38%) Analytics
5 13 (14.29%) Usability Testing
6 12 (13.19%) Copywriting
7 11 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (10.99%) SEO
9 9 (9.89%) CRM
9 9 (9.89%) Prototyping
9 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (9.89%) Web Development
10 8 (8.79%) Data Analytics
10 8 (8.79%) Information Architecture
11 7 (7.69%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 7 (7.69%) E-Commerce
12 6 (6.59%) Marketing Strategy
12 6 (6.59%) Psychology
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.07%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.49%) SQL
3 4 (4.40%) PHP
4 3 (3.30%) Java
5 1 (1.10%) C++
5 1 (1.10%) Lua
5 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) PMO
Vendors
1 40 (43.96%) Adobe
2 18 (19.78%) Facebook
2 18 (19.78%) Twitter
3 8 (8.79%) ClickTale
3 8 (8.79%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (5.49%) Oracle
5 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.10%) Capita
6 1 (1.10%) DoubleClick
6 1 (1.10%) Google
6 1 (1.10%) WooCommerce
6 1 (1.10%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.10%) Zend